There are many differing opinions circulating as we collectively reconsider the future of work and how to proceed post-Covid-19.
Archives for July 22, 2021
Individuals who serve as a fiduciaries to their company’s retirement plan often feel they may not be sufficiently informed or qualified to make prudent decisions for the plan. They might ask themselves: “How do I know which are prudent investments?” or “What amount of plan fees are ‘reasonable’”? Now, the
President Biden’s executive order on “Promoting Competition in the American Economy” arguably could have little to no immediate–or even long term impact–on physicians in the healthcare industry, as physician non-compete agreements (“NCAs”) are already subject to the strictures of state law in a purposeful manner that promotes access and continuity of care, while concomitantly preserving healthcare providers’ ability to protect their investment.
California employers should review their employment background check procedures in light of recent developments. The California Court of Appeal recently ruled in All of Us or None of Us v. Hamrick that an individual’s date of birth and driver’s license number cannot be used as data identifying a criminal defendant
On April 27, 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order 14026, raising to $15 per hour — with increases to be published annually — the minimum wage certain federal contractors must pay workers performing work “on or in connection with” a covered Federal contract or subcontract. The types of contracts impacted
Plan participants can be hit with surprise medical bills when they receive care from out-of-network providers. Sometimes, this happens when participants do not know that the care they are receiving is from an out-of-network provider, like when they have surgery at an in-network facility only to find that the facility-appointed
Texas courts generally look to federal courts’ interpretation of federal anti-discrimination laws to assist in interpreting the anti-discrimination provisions of the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (TCHRA). However, the provisions of the TCHRA do not always exactly mirror the language of parallel federal anti-discrimination laws. The Texas Supreme Court
(July 21, 2021) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that Shareholder Devjani H. Mishra (New York) has been elected as a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers in the Class of 2021. This year’s annual induction